Harrell (#17) was the winner of the Tail
Twister’s pot on the first drawing. Our
attendance was 23 members plus 2 guests.
Governor Elect Lion Norine Westerbeck was a
guest of the club. As a representative for
National Camp for Blind Children, she made a
presentation of appreciation to our club for
sponsoring a blind child to the 2007 blind camp.
McAlister was presented with The Edward Dalstrom
Distinguished Service Award by our club from the
Mid South Lions Sight and Hearing Service. The
Dalstrom Award is the highest award for
meritorious service that is given by Mid South
Lions Sight and Hearing Service.
to Lion Ken Stallings on the birth of a new
grandson named Neil Owen Stallings. The little
fellow is in Arkansas Childrens Hospital. Pray
for his recovery.
White Cane Days
will be May 17 & 18 at Wal Mart Store on
Highland. Keep these dates open and sign up to
work one or two shifts. Lion Ron Erwin is
chairman for White Cane.
The next flag
day will be May 19 for Armed Forces Day and also
we will fly the flags on May 28 for Memorial
Amin Ulkarim was our speaker this week
representing the City of Jonesboro on
transportation study for the Metropolitan
Planning Organization. Since December 2003, Amin
has been the Transportation Study Director for
Jonesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization.
For the past 20 years, he has worked as a
transportation planner in Jonesboro, Corpus
Christi, Columbus, Georgia and Springfield, MO.
The Metropolitan Transportation Planning
Organization has a 20 year plan for improving
highway and transit systems in Jonesboro, Bono,
Bay and Brookland.
May 1 Dr. Joel
Gambill, ASU Journalism Dept.
May 8 Steve
Culp, Craighead County Extension Services
May 15 Business
May 29 Joan
Cash, Arkansas State Representative
June 5 Jason
Wilkie, Jonesboro Parks & Recreation
keep the date of June 29 open for our annual
awards and installation of officers banquet.
This will be at the Jonesboro Country Club. We
need a good turnout for this, as we have to
guarantee 50 plates. Cost of the meal will be
$14.25 per person.
April 27-28, is the date for Lions Leaders
Weekend at Mid South Lions Sight and Hearing
Service in Memphis.